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CARLING COOKERLY
  • Distance
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Sarasota, Fla. (Pine View HS)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

3,000m: 10:03.97 - 2004 SEC Championship, Lexington, Ky.
5,000m: 17:34.78 - 2003 SEC Indoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
Mile: 5:01.86 - 2004 SEC Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS
1,500m: 4:50.51 - 2002 Auburn Bank Invitational, Auburn, Ala.
3,000m: 10:20.15 - 2002 Gatorade Classic, Knoxville, Tennessee.
5,000m: 17:31.36 - 2003 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
10,000m: 36:07.66 - 2004 SEC Championships, Oxford, Miss.

2004 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 5:01.86 (mile), 10:07.34 (3,000m), 17:34.78 (5,000m) indoor and 36:07.66 (10,000m) outdoor... Competed in eight meets (five indoor, three outdoor)... Finished ninth at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships in the 10,000m (36:07.66) and 17th in the 5,000m (17:34.78)... Finished third in the FSU Dual meet 5,000m, clocking in at 17:46.94... Runner-up in the Florida Relays10,000m clocking in at 36:52.83... Scored at the SEC Indoor Championships as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished sixth and also placed 11th in the 3,000m in 10:03.97... Finished seventh in the 3,000m at the Tyson Invitational in 10:07.36... Placed eighth in the mile (5:04.79) at the Gator Invitational... Recorded a personal-best time of 5:01.86 in the mile, finishing seventh at the SEC Invitational... Runner-up at the Florida Intercollegiate in the 3,000m (10:07.34)... Named to the Verizon Academic All-District III second team... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2003 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 17:31.36 (5,000m), 36:17.59 (10,000m) outdoor… Competed in seven meets (two indoor, five outdoor)… Scored at the SEC Outdoor Championships after placing seventh in the 10,000m (36:49.01) and also competed in the 5,000m run… Saw her career-best in the 10,000m with a time of 36:17.59 at the Penn Relays… Finished ninth at the Sun Angel Classic in the 5,000m (17:55.86)… Placed fifth in the Florida Relays 5,000m in a career-best time of 17:31.36… Ran a then career-best time of 17:34.92 in the SEC Indoor Championships 5,000m... Finished fourth at the Gator Invitational in the 5,000m.

2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in 11 meets (four indoor, seven outdoor)… 11th in the 10,000m at the SEC Championships… Participated in the 10k at the Penn Relays... Finished 11th in the 1,500m at the Auburn Bank Invitational… Placed fourth in the 10,000m at the Sea Ray Relays… Finished third in the 3,000m (10:20.15) with a personal best… Set a season-best in the 1,500m (4:51.31) at the Florida Relays … 10th in the 5,000m at the SEC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Has personal bests of 5:02 in the mile and 11:04 in the two mile... Finished second in the 2001 two-mile championship... Third in the one-mile and two-mile in the state championships in 1999... Holds high school records in the one-mile and two-mile... 1999 and 2000 Sarasota Herald-Tribune cross country Runner of the Year.

PREP BESTS: Mile-5:02: Two mile-11:04

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